National Register of Historic Places listings in Walker County, Texas

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Location of Walker County in Texas

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Walker County, Texas.

This is intended to be a complete list of properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Walker County, Texas. There are five properties listed on the National Register in the county. One property is a State Antiquities Landmark (SAL) and a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL), and another property is also a SAL while containing within it an additional SAL and two RTHLs.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 26, 2020.[1]

Current listings[edit]

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The locations of National Register properties may be seen in a mapping service provided.[2]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Austin Hall
Austin Hall
January 2, 2013
1741 University Ave.
30°42′56″N 95°33′00″W / 30.71556°N 95.55006°W / 30.71556; -95.55006 (Austin Hall)
Huntsville State Antiquities Landmark, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark; on the campus of Sam Houston State University
2 Josey Boy Scout Lodge and Keeper's Cabin
Josey Boy Scout Lodge and Keeper's Cabin
July 23, 2018
2201 Ave. M
30°42′33″N 95°33′07″W / 30.709240°N 95.551859°W / 30.709240; -95.551859 (Josey Boy Scout Lodge and Keeper's Cabin)
3 Sam Houston House
Sam Houston House
May 30, 1974
Ave. L, Sam Houston State University
30°42′53″N 95°33′10″W / 30.714722°N 95.552778°W / 30.714722; -95.552778 (Sam Houston House)
Huntsville State Antiquities Landmark, includes additional State Antiquities Landmark and Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks; also known as Woodland
4 Riverside Swinging Bridge
Riverside Swinging Bridge
September 12, 1979
NE of Riverside
30°51′26″N 95°23′46″W / 30.857222°N 95.396111°W / 30.857222; -95.396111 (Riverside Swinging Bridge)
Riverside Extends into Trinity County
5 State Highway 19 Bridge at Trinity River
State Highway 19 Bridge at Trinity River
December 1, 2004
TX 19, on the Trinity/Walker county line
30°51′35″N 95°23′55″W / 30.859722°N 95.398611°W / 30.859722; -95.398611 (State Highway 19 Bridge at Trinity River)
Riverside Historic Bridges of Texas, 1866-1945 MPS, extends into Trinity County
6 John W. Thomason House
John W. Thomason House
August 11, 1982
1207 Ave. J
30°43′21″N 95°32′54″W / 30.7225°N 95.548333°W / 30.7225; -95.548333 (John W. Thomason House)
Huntsville [1] The Thomason House is the birthplace and home of noted Texas author and illustrator John William Thomason, Jr. He was commissioned a second lieutenant i n the Marine Corps and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet during World War II . All of the books and short stories Thomason wrote were illustrated with pen and ink sketches and dealt with Texas, theMarines, and his experiences i n the service. Several of his short stories frequently appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. Thomason wrote and illustrate d for Charles Scribner and Sons Publishers, producing such masterpieces as J. E. B. Stuart (1933) and Fix Bayonets (1926). Some of his other noted works include Marines and Others (1929) Salt Winds and Gold Dust (1934) and Lone Star Preacher (1941). California on March 12, 1944.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on June 26, 2020.
  2. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.

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